The Supreme Court Just Crossed a Dark Line

Illinois State Representative Terra Costa-Howard (center, pointing) prepares abortion rights protesters at the DuPage County Courthouse to march on to the County Fairgrounds early voting site to vote in the Illinois Primary on the evening the Supreme Court announced its decision overturning abortion rights under Roe v Wade on June 24, 2022. (Photo by the author)

We have all been waiting, because we all saw it coming. The Supreme Court announced its decision overturning federal protection of abortion rights under Roe v Wade on Friday afternoon, June 24, 2022.

At stake is a woman’s bodily autonomy. At stake is the liberty for every woman of child-bearing ability to determine the course of her own life and, possibly, her own health. Our Supreme Court…

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